US trade with Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017

Published or Updated: Jul 31, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Djibouti

In the 1st quarter of 2017, US trade with Djibouti totaled $52.5 million, up 38.67% ($14.6 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US exports to Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $45.2 million, up 29.49% ($10.3 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US imports from Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 totaled $7.3 million, up 147.94% ($4.3 million) from the 1st quarter of 2016.

US trade surplus with Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 was $37.9 million, a 18.62% increase ($6.0 million) over the 1st quarter of 2016.

Djibouti was the US 138th largest trading partner in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 145th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0056% of US total trade (up from 0.0043% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Djibouti was the US 123rd largest export market in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 127th in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0121% of US total exports (up from 0.0100% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

Djibouti was the US 149th largest supplier in the 1st quarter of 2017 (up from 163rd in the 1st quarter of 2016), accounting for 0.0013% of US total imports (up from 0.0006% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

US Exports to Djibouti

The major share of US exports to Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 48.58% of US total exports to Djibouti (51.32% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 37.02% of US total exports to Djibouti (33.15% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.43% of US total exports to Djibouti (5.50% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.52% of US total exports to Djibouti (1.70% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Cereals (HS code 10) - an increase of $5.4 million;
  • Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof (HS code 88) - an increase of $3.2 million;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 93) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $1.0 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $0.9 million;
  • Rubber and articles thereof (HS code 40) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - an increase of $0.3 million;
  • Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard (HS code 47) - an increase of $0.2 million;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes (HS code 15) - a decrease of $2.2 million;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - a decrease of $1.1 million;
  • Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares (HS code 19) - a decrease of $0.7 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - a decrease of $0.3 million;
  • Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials (HS code 68) - a decrease of $0.2 million.
US exports to Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 46.8 0.10 0.0
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 26.8 0.06 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 50.5 0.11 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 7,475.1 16.54 6,435.116.16
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 25.0 0.06 24.04.17
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 103.5 0.23 0.0
10 Cereals 8,223.4 18.20 2,806.6193.00
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 277.7 0.61 0.0
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 4,468.5 9.89 6,635.9-32.66
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 5.2 0.01 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 10.0 0.02 0.0
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 6.9 0.02 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,098.6 2.43 1,797.5-38.88
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 0.0 0.00 29.4-100.00
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 132.6 0.29 105.126.13
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 6.2 0.01 78.9-92.19
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 12.2 0.03 13.4-9.35
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 33.9 0.08 6.8399.06
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.1 0.01 35.6-91.43
29 Organic chemicals 0.0 0.00 262.6-100.00
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 31.2 0.07 4.5593.60
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 157.9 0.35 274.5-42.49
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 19.0 0.04 6.6187.76
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 45.3 0.10 47.4-4.35
39 Plastics and articles thereof 838.1 1.85 1,091.0-23.18
40 Rubber and articles thereof 907.3 2.01 196.9360.85
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 11.9 0.03 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 35.2 0.08 50.1-29.83
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 216.8 0.48 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 28.9 0.06 62.5-53.67
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 29.9 0.07 10.0199.30
54 Man-made filaments 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 102.2-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 0.0 0.00 2.6-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 5.4 0.01 0.0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 6.6 0.01 10.9-39.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 6.7 0.01 160.9-95.82
69 Ceramic products 24.7 0.05 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 9.6 0.02 2.7251.90
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 3.3 0.01 38.4-91.48
73 Articles of iron or steel 420.8 0.93 328.028.29
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 67.1-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 147.5 0.33 52.6180.27
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.6 0.01 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 95.0 0.21 113.9-16.65
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 20.7 0.05 31.2-33.74
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,750.2 10.51 3,749.126.70
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 3,309.5 7.32 2,998.010.39
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 0.0 0.00 14.3-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 318.8 0.71 587.6-45.74
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 4,888.3 10.82 1,651.7195.95
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,463.8 7.66 2,569.234.82
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 1,026.9 2.27 0.0
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 471.8 1.04 1,594.8-70.42
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 260.1 0.58 111.8132.72

US Imports from Djibouti

The major share of US imports from Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 (and in the 1st quarter of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.16% of US total imports from Djibouti (3.00% in the 1st quarter of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.13% of US total imports from Djibouti (1.20% in the 1st quarter of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Coffee, tea, maté and spices (HS code 09) - an increase of $0.1 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $0.1 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 over the 1st quarter of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten (HS code 11) - a decrease of $0.1 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - a decrease of $0.0 million.
US imports from Djibouti in the 1st quarter of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in Q1 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in Q1 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in Q1 2017
over Q1 2016
(%)
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 19.3 0.27 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 65.2 0.90 0.0
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 0.0 0.00 88.0-100.00
30 Pharmaceutical products 12.7 0.17 0.0
40 Rubber and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 1.0-100.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 57.5 0.79 0.0
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 6.7 0.09 0.0
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2.7 0.04 35.3-92.48
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 0.0 0.00 2.0-100.00
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce